Expertise

Regulatory & Compliance

Regulatory
& Compliance

We help clients develop clear compliance strategies, policies and programs that are tailored to the requirements of their individual businesses.

We have significant experience in dealing with local and global regulators on complex and novel matters. We help obtain necessary licences and ensure compliance with legal and local regulatory requirements.

Our regulatory & compliance experience covers a variety of subject areas, including:

  • Anti-bribery and anti corruption
  • Import / export controls
  • Product liability
  • Gaming
  • Competition
  • Economic sanctions

Credentials

Representative Matters

Anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws

Advised a multinational oil and gas company regarding anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws.

Import and export regulatory matters

Advised a leading aircraft manufacturer on import and export regulations.

Product liability regulatory advice

Advised a multinational manufacturer of furniture and accessories on product liability issues.

Gaming regulatory project

Advised a luxury product e-commerce company on compliance with gaming laws in connection with its marketing contests in Singapore.

Competition law regulatory project

Advised one of Australia's largest branded food exporters on Singapore competition law issues.

Economic sanctions compliance

Advised a global corporate and fund services provider on economic sanctions regulations.

Testimonials

OrionW is “very knowledgeable about the technology sector, very responsive and very commercial.”

Asialaw Profiles 2023 edition

Testimonials

OrionW provides “an excellent service, is very knowledgeable in the technology sector and provides excellent value for money.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 edition

Testimonials

"Winnie Chang leads the team and provides outstanding support, based on many years of experience."

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 edition

Testimonials

OrionW is “a high quality TMT firm with reliable and consistent output.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 edition

Testimonials

"The team has extensive experience in TMT, and is always responsive and standby the clients’ needs. OrionW has unique quality to fully understand the client’s needs and tailor their advice to the client’s situation."

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 edition

Testimonials

OrionW has “deep sectoral knowledge of telecommunications and technology and associated regulation; diligent, timely and cost-effective work.”

Asialaw Profiles 2021 edition

Testimonials

Winnie Chang is “approachable, deeply knowledgeable and responsive.”

Asialaw Profiles 2024 edition

Testimonials

OrionW is a “great boutique law firm specialising in technology. The firm is strong on complex commercial technology arrangements. The soft skills of the firm are impressive including clear and responsive communication with clients.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 edition

Testimonials

“OrionW is very strong on technology law, including regulatory, commercial and M&A matters, and my ‘go to’ firm in Singapore.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 edition

Testimonials

OrionW gives “clear, practical advice that is delivered promptly..."

Asialaw Profiles 2024 edition

Testimonials

“We enjoyed working with OrionW. Communication, understanding of the deal, knowledge and application of the law as well as good budget management were all strengths. There were no weaknesses during the transaction.”

Asialaw Profiles 2020 edition

Testimonials

"Winnie Chang is super responsive and practical in giving advice."

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 edition

Testimonials

OrionW has the “ability to understand our business and our needs, combined with high work capacity and the ability to get things done in time with the right quality.”

Asialaw Profiles 2020 edition

Testimonials

OrionW is “pragmatic, responsive, set expectations correctly.”

Asialaw Profiles 2020 edition

Testimonials

OrionW is “knowledgeable about the regulatory issues. Assisted with regulator communications.”

Asialaw Profiles 2019 edition

Testimonials

“Winnie Chang is an extremely experienced and able technology lawyer, with a very practical commercial approach.

Asialaw Profiles 2023 edition

Testimonials

“Winnie Chang has a robust practice in the TMT space and frequently advises on matters relating to fintech, including blockchain and payment services issues. She is well placed to handle cross-border mandates.”

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2021 edition

Testimonials

“Winnie Chang is very knowledgeable and responsive.”

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2024 edition

Insights

Stay Informed

The amended Payment Services Act, which expands the scope of regulated payment services, goes into effect on 4 April 2024.

Expanded Scope of Regulated Payment Services Takes Effect

Date
Apr 4, 2024
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Updated AML-CFT requirements for DPT service licensees take effect from 4 April 2024, requiring (a) due diligence measures for appointing agents and (b) a group AML-CFT policy that applies to branches and subsidiaries.

MAS Updates AML-CFT Requirements for DPT Service Licensees

Date
Apr 4, 2024
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MAS has proposed transitional arrangements for existing Registered Fund Management Companies (RFMC) consequent to the intended repeal of the RFMC regulatory regime.

Proposed Transitional Arrangements for Repeal of Registered Fund Management Companies Regime

Date
Apr 1, 2024
Author
OrionW
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